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Here’s where I stand — to me, spending isn’t the issue. The Ricketts have spent. And spent. What they don’t have, what I want, what I need, is commitment to winning. I haven’t seen that demonstrated, long-term.

And that’s enough of that. There was a game Friday night.

I like Duffy at leadoff against a lefty. I mean, an Andy Frain could bat against this edition of Luzardo, were they still around, but Duffy would play against a good southpaw with his patience and oppo tool.

Oh look! A highlight!

A good team would have had nine runs or so after two innings. A bad team would need them. I wonder if Adbert hits the IL.

Jesus Luzardo should have stayed with the simCubs. Winkler, too. Both of them throw spicy meatballs or miss the plate entirely. Hell, Winkler misses the table.

I’m trying to be positive. I’m trying. This is going to be a long game in a long season.

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“Exploring changes in how the draft order should be determined makes a lot of sense,” Cubs player rep Ian Happ said. “We’re for anything which incentivizes winning.”

Food for Thought:

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